Disgraceful: Dem congresswoman replaces US flag with Mexican flag on ‘Star Spangled Banner’ parade float

As the people of Eloy, Ariz., celebrated the 200th anniversary of the Star Spangled Banner with a parade, their Democratic congresswoman flew a Mexican flag on her float.

U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick posted images of her float on social media Saturday, and while not having an American flag may have been an oversight, someone made sure there was a Mexican flag prominently displayed.

Kirkpatrick tweeted this:

Robert Graham, chairman of the Arizona Republican Party, was quick to respond.

The GOP suggested Kirkpatrick purposely cropped the flag out of the twitter pictures, and posted the full version on its website: Ann Kirkpatrick “Arizona voters already know Kirkpatrick has been doing a poor job representing her constituents while she continues to support Obama’s failed policies, but flying the Flag of Mexico alone with no sign of the Flag of the United States is offensive and hurtful not just to our veterans but to every American,” Graham said.

The congresswoman was blasted by outraged Twitter followers with tweets like these:  

Perhaps it was the stress of the campaign that caused her confusion. Maybe this will clear it up:

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Cheryl Carpenter Klimek

Cheryl Carpenter Klimek

Cheryl Carpenter Klimek has been a political consultant handling public affairs, political campaigns and PAC management for nearly 20 years.
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282 thoughts on “Disgraceful: Dem congresswoman replaces US flag with Mexican flag on ‘Star Spangled Banner’ parade float

  1. Barry Gibbs says:

    Is she a member of the “Mexican Democratic Party”? Sorry this is just a total disgrace!

  2. Janie Johnson says:

    POS needs to go to Mexico and stay there…

  3. momoffive says:

    Move sister!!

  4. Deb Parkman Morris says:

    This is changing the subject, sort of. I have a question about flags in general. Is it ok to fly a flag that was given to a serviceman’s widow? You know, the ones they fold into a triangle and present to her at the funeral. I have wanted for years to be erect a flag pole and fly it every day. If it is ok to do this, what is the proper height for the flagpole. I think I remember reading somewhere that it has something to do with the size of the flag.

    1. Deb Parkman Morris says:

      Forgot to mention, it’s my husband’s flag.

  5. Carol Morris Rose says:

    What a freaking moron. I always thought California has the looniest elected officials, but this is right up there in the running. Don’t yell at me people from California, I was born and raised here and still live here

  6. John Craig says:

    Obviously she needs all the “illegal votes she can get”!!!

  7. Brandy Baron says:

    This should tell everyone what kind of people support Ann Kirkpatrick. They obviously aren’t proud or supportive of America.

  8. RE Hafner says:

    That Mexican rag should be torn down and rammed up butt.

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